Wooden writing desk with four fluted legs. At the front, below the mid-section, on either side are long rectangles of wood with angled triangles extending out from center. The desk has four cubby holes below a shelf on the back of the writing surface. There is a pair of cubbies on either side of the desk’s writing surface as well. The writing surface slides in and out of mid-section with two hand holds for easy access on either side of the top near the front. The front portion of the writing top is slightly curved. The desk has a large rectangular drawer with scalloped lower edges on the front. The front of the drawer has two pairs of carved out scallops near the center. The drawer slides in and out of lower portion of the desk top.
A black-and-white photograph of Samuel Malone Jackson, Sr., as a young man, standing next to a dark-colored, 4-door automobile. Jackson is wearing a dark-colored suit, light-colored shirt and a bowtie. His left foot rests on the running board of the car, and he leans slightly to the left, his left arm raised to hold onto the automobile out of frame. In his right hand he is holding a dark-colored, brimmed hat. He is looking straight at the camera. There are handwritten inscriptions on the verso.
A black-and-white photograph of two (2) women and one (1) man standing in front of a dark-colored, 4-door automobile. The woman at the proper left is wearing a wide-brimmed hat, large studded earrings, a corsage, a button-up jacket with loose fitting sleeves and cuffs, gloves and a skirt. She is holding a handbag, and she is looking off to her left at a point out of the frame of the photograph. The man in the center, Samuel M. Jackson, is wearing a two-piece light-colored suit, a dark, patterned tie and a tie clip. He is holding a brimmed hat in his left hand and a cigar in his right hand, and he is looking at the camera. The woman on the proper right, Eunice Jackson, is wearing a hat with a half brim, small studded earrings, a dark blouse with floppy collar, a suit jacket and skirt. She is holding a pair of gloves in her left hand, and a dark-colored handbag is resting in the crook of her left arm. She is looking at the camera. In the background of the photograph, on proper left, building signs read [BERRY'S/ SERVICE STATION] [WASHING/ STORAGE/ GREASING]. In the background center there are seven (7) power line poles, and a building in the distance. Partially visible in the background at proper right is a building with signs for Williams One Stop Garage. A pickup truck is parked under the building's carport.
A black-and-white photograph of the Jackson Funeral Home ambulance. The vehicle is parked in front of a two-story brick building, facing to the right. The ambulance is light colored, has two (2) doors and a hatch back, and has a spare tire attached above its front right fender. The vehicle is damaged, with a dented right door and running board, cracked and broken front and side windows, and a scuffed rear hubcap. On the side of the ambulance is painted [EMERGENCY AMBULANCE JACKSON]. In the background of the photograph, on proper left, the signs on the brick building read [BERRY'S/ SERVICE STATION] [WASHING/ STORAGE/ GREASING]. The image is surrounded by a printed, decorative border with the word [ELKO] in each corner.
A black-and-white photograph of a group of men at the State Funeral Directors and Embalmers Meeting held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There are two (2) rows of men standing and sitting in front of an automobile parked underneath a carport. The picture was taken in front of the Jackson Funeral Home located at 617 East Archer Street in the Greenwood District. At the upper right of the photograph is the lower half of the Funeral Home sign: [HOME/ AMBULANCE SERVICE/ DAY AND NIGHT/ PHONE 2-4710]. At the lower right of the photograph is the photographer's studio mark: [Randle/ Photo Tulsa].
In the first row, three (3) men are kneeling, with a young boy in a sailor suit standing in the middle of the row, The people in the first row are identified, from left to right, as: Mr. Jones; boy unknown; man unknown; Mr. Berry.
In the second row, there are eight (8) men, five standing and three sitting on the bumper of the car, identified from left to right: A.L. McKay; Escoe Jackson; unknown man; Hartwell Ragsdale; Mr. Miller; S.M. Jackson; Mr. Stewart; Louis Ragsdale.
In the background, there are two men sitting on the carport ledge, identified from left to right: Doldmon Harbin; A.G.W. Sango.